Can We Guess the Fastest Car You've Ever Driven?

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By: Nikki Weed

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Long before automakers were worried about miles per gallon, they were concerned about making their cars go further faster. Take, for instance, the Model T. It was a revolutionary automobile, but, only had a top speed of around 45 miles per hour. Many people had become used to riding horses or being toted in carriages, which was plenty fast enough. Others saw this new engineering marvel as a challenge, something that could be tinkered with to increase the top speed. This mindset never tapered away and is alive and well at stoplights globally.

Something is alluring about feeling power push you back in your seat as you accelerate from a stop or even just in the process of passing another car. This adrenaline rush conjures up alternative feelings in certain people, however. On the one hand, there's the "never fast enough," and then there is another cross-section of people that feel the speed limit is fast enough. If you had the open road, seemingly limitless horsepower and a set of keys, how fast would you feel comfortable going?

Are you complacent in a Camry, or do you have the urge to red-line a Porsche 918 between stoplights? Take this quiz and let us try to guess the fastest car you've ever driven. Chances are if you've clicked this far, it's not going to be a Pinto.

In a word, how would you describe your driving style?

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How many gears does the perfect car have?

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How important do you think aerodynamics are in determining the top speed of a car?

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How do you feel about passing?

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While we're on the topic of shifting, where do you prefer to do your shifting?

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When traveling to and from work, which lane do you find yourself in the most?

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What is the very first thing you do when you get into a car?

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Turn it up! What is the very best music to play on the radio when you're going fast and why?

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What are diffusers used for?

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Let's go topless! What are some of the best and worst things about a convertible?

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What location would you choose to do some recreational driving on your vacation?

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What would you say your average miles per gallon is on your daily drive?

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Where were you when you reached the fastest you've ever driven?

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How are you most likely to crash while going full speed?

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Vehicles are complex machines that can break with little warning. What was the last thing you fixed on a car?

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When you can't bury the speedometer needle in the triple digits, what is your second favorite driving scenario?

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If you have an insatiable need for speed, chances are you partake in some hobbies that include racing engine noise and tire smoke. What's your favorite car-related hobby?

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Aside from burning rubber, what do you do in your spare time that isn't speed related?

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Let's talk about where the rubber meets the road! What do you think is the most important thing to inspect on your tires before smoking them?

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With high speed comes a need for good brakes. What is your favorite brake component upgrade?

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If you had to sum up speed limits in four words or less, what would you say?

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The road map of life has many turns and signs to show you the way. What is your least favorite road sign?

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Fast driving can make a person incredibly thirsty. After the adrenaline wears off, what are you sipping on?

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Car people typically hang around with other car people. When hanging in the garage talking shop, what do your buddies call you?

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Who is your absolute favorite famous racer of all time?

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Which of these describes your profession the closest, and how does it relate to your driving style?

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Let's keep track and find out what your dream track to drive around would be!

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Whether you're driving fast or going incredibly slow, driving is a sort of past time! What iconic strip are you most likely to be cruising down?

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People who enjoy driving fast usually like movies about cars that go fast as well. What is your favorite star car?

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What activity is your left foot engaged in the most while driving?

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